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Independent (Movie Genre)

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  • Music Supervisors Wax Eloquent On Art, Craft of Complex Profession

    Some of music supervision's leading lights visited Variety recently to talk shop. Participants included Guild of Music Supervisors president Maureen Crowe ("Chicago," "The Bodyguard"); Anton Monsted, senior VP of Fox Music, who helped craft Baz Luhrmann's...
  • LACMA to Honor Quentin Tarantino, Barbara Kruger at 2014 Art + Film Gala

    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has announced its 2014 Art + Film Gala, set to take place on November 1, honoring artist Barbara Kruger and filmmaker Quentin Tarantino. "LACMA is the intersection of art and film in Los Angeles," said Michael Govan,...
  • How Robin Williams Inspired a Generation to Seize the Day

    It was "Dead Poets Society" that did it. That was the movie that pushed me over the edge from casual moviegoer to full-blown film junkie, the one that sent me back to the video store night after night looking for my next fix, desperate to discover other...
  • Will Gay Drama 'Love Is Strange' Shatter Hollywood's Glass Ceiling?

    "Love Is Strange" is one of the rare movies anchored by gay characters not defined by sex. The story is set in a post-gay-rights Manhattan where marriage is legal for George (Alfred Molina) and Ben (John Lithgow), longtime partners who get hitched in a...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (Aug. 11-15, 2014)

    The Expendables 3 (Lionsgate) In the moviegoer's hierarchy of needs, a PG-13 "Expendables" is about as essential as a Joel Schumacher remake of "Tokyo Story." Or, to put it in terms more appropriate to its target audience: You need "The Expendables 3"...
  • Elvis Mitchell, UNICEF Help Launch Greenwich Film Fest

    The Greenwich International Film Festival, which will hold its inaugural edition June 4-7, has tapped Elvis Mitchell as marquee director and has created a charity partnership with UNICEF. The fest will schedule over 25 films; the call for entry opens...
  • Omaha breathes new life into old neighborhoods

    Omaha breathes new life into old neighborhoods
    Admit it. The last time only time? you thought about Nebraska's biggest city was when Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning yelled "Omaha!" about 40 times in a playoff game last January. That was fun, sort of. Imagewise, pro sports haven't been...
  • Toronto Film Festival: Aubrey Plaza & Hal Hartley aim for 'Ned Rifle'

    Toronto Film Festival: Aubrey Plaza & Hal Hartley aim for 'Ned Rifle'
    Many of the filmmakers who emerged from the wave of American independent filmmaking of the late 1980s and early '90s, such as Richard Linklater, Quentin Tarantino, Jim Jarmusch and Steven Soderbergh, have remained active.  Filmmaker Hal Hartley was once...
  • Films worth seeking on the indie circuit

    Films worth seeking on the indie circuit
    We're heading into Oscar-bait season for Hollywood, when the biggest movies tend to suck up all the oxygen. Just as worthy are the offerings from the local art house scene, which reliably features smaller films — indie features, classic films and...
  • Toronto: Tribeca Film Snags Cop Thriller 'Hyena'

    Tribeca Film has snagged North American rights to cop thriller "Hyena" following its screening at the Toronto International Film Festival. It's planning a 2015 theatrical release for the picture. The film follows a corrupt police officer who begins...
  • Los Angeles Media Fund Launched by Financing Vets Jeffrey Soros, Simon Horsman (EXCLUSIVE)

    Veteran producers/financiers Jeffrey Soros and Simon Horsman have formed Los Angeles Media Fund as a full-service entertainment production and financing entity. The fund has come on board to co-produce and co-finance Relativity and Media Talent Group's...